The Greens - EFA

Kickstart social Europe: Beyond austerity

A Greens/EFA public conference

recorded stream from the European Parliament in Brussels:

Wednesday 27 June 2012, 09:30 - 13:00 and 15:00 - 18:30


PROGRAMME

09.30 - 09.45: Opening and Introduction Elisabeth Schroedter MEP

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Part I - Social impact of the crisis: Analysis, expertise and outlook
Chair: Jean Lambert MEP

09.45 - 10.45: Overall Context

- Guillaume Duval (Editor Alternatives économiques) - Links between economic and social impacts

- Pascale Vielle (UCL) - Social law and Crisis

10.40 - 11.40: What does it mean on the ground?

- Edward Hugh (Economist)  - The case of a crisis country

- Isabelle Schömann (ETUI) - Analysis of labour law developments based on the MoU      

11.40 - 13.00: Discussion

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13.00 - 15.00: Lunch

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Part II - Alternatives Recommendations: an approach beyond austerity
Chair: Philippe Lamberts MEP

15.00 - 15.20: Economic aspects of the European Semester and their social impact

- Commissioner Olli Rehn

15.20 - 15.40: The Commission's view on social elements in NRPs and Green jobs

- Commissioner László Andor

15.40 - 16.10: Our Alternatives to austerity

- Marije Cornelissen MEP, National MPs and civil society

16.10 - 17.10: Discussion

17.10 - 17.30: Exchange of views with the Danish Presidency

17.30 - 18.00: Discussion

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18.00 - 18.15: Conclusions Emilie Turunen MEP